The Importance Of Religions And Rituals

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Religions and Rituals
Religion is a set of beliefs regarding the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, and a specific essential set of beliefs and practices commonly agreed upon by a number of persons or sects. (Religion, 2001) Beliefs are when you believe in something and with that, you have a strong opinion or belief in it. You have confidence in its truth or existence although it may not be immediately susceptible to arduous evidence. A cultural system is the communication of diverse foundations of culture. Worldviews are the inclusive viewpoint from which an individual sees and interprets the world, an assembly of beliefs about life and creation held by a person or an assembly.
Some common practices of religious groups would
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The religion is currently in a period of rapid growth and is expected to reach 2.8 billion by 2050 when the amount of Muslims will match the amount of Christians in the world. (World religions, 2016) Islam is a monotheistic belief founded on revelations received by the Prophet Muhammad in 7th century Saudi Arabia. (Islam, 2015) In Arabic Islam means “submission” which reflects the faith’s fundamental ideology of surrendering to the will of …show more content…
These rituals are an important way that the supporters of Islam evoke history, express principle, and develop in religious fervor. (Muslim rituals and practices, 2015) There are some rituals that are performed on a daily basis and others are practiced annually these coincide with specific Islamic holidays. Although there are not many rituals they are very significant, that are practiced by all factions of Islamic religion and are vital to the Muslim faith. The Five Pillars of Islam that includes fasting, prayer, pilgrimage to Mecca; and alms and faith, they are expected of every Muslim. The Islamic beliefs are important, beliefs about God, the world and humankind are all main concerns of

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